Laos visa

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About the Laos visa

You will be able to enter Laos through their main ports of entry (airports and land crossings) using the eVisa program. Entry to Laos is restricted to single entry with maximum stay of 30 days.

Travel Reason
Single Entry
Max. Stay
30 days
Valid For
60 days
Visa Type
Total Processing Time
4 days

What do I need?

Mia, our chatbot will ask you for the following documents to support your visa application. Our team will then review and amend the evidence to meet the requirements of your visa application.

  • A clear scanned copy of the passport you are travelling on. Make sure the passport has at least 6 months left before its expiry date after the conclusion of your travels (and meets the application's requirements.
  • A full colour passport photo (a.k.a headshot) taken in the last 6 months, that meets the application's requirements.

If you are a citizen of Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh, you may be required to fill out additional information. Allow extra time for processing your visa application form. Let OpenVisa know of your citizenship upon submission of your visa application by email or chat.

Things you need to know

Where can I enter the country?

This visa can only be used at selected entry locations across the country. The visa cannot be used at other entry locations.

Find an entry location
  • Wattay (Vientiane) Airport
  • Luang Prabang Airport
  • Pakse (Champasack) Airport
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane) Land Crossing
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savannakhet) Land Crossing

What does the visa look like?

This visa comes as a PDF file containing personal information needed to enter the country. This PDF must be printed and presented when entering through customs.

View an example eVisa

Travel and health information

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How to apply for an Indian visa


Answer a few simple questions

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Submit your application for expert review

Pay the visa processing fee and our team review your application carefully to make sure everything is correct and deal with the consulate.


Show you visa when you enter the country

You will get your visa in your email. Print it out and show it at customs when you arrive at your destination.

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Top questions from our customers

Do I need to enter the country on the exact dates specified on my visa?

You can enter and exit the country anytime between the validity period (date of when you visa starts and ends).

How much time do I need before I travel to apply for a visa?

You should apply for you visa at least a month in advance to give you time to purchase your flight tickets and organise your travel. This buffer will also allows for extended processing times from the department that can occur in peak seasons.

How long does it usually take to get a visa?

Our customers often get their visa within 5 days of applying for the visa. You will receive an email with your visa once it has been approved.
If your visa is taking longer than expected, shoot us an email for an update.

If my plans change, can I update my visa approval?

Unfortunately, once the visa has been sent to the department for approval, you are unable to update the visa with new details.
We can help you create a new visa application with the updated details to be sent for approval.

At what entry locations can I enter the country on this visa?

You can enter the country at any of these entry locations:

Find an entry location
  • Wattay (Vientiane) Airport
  • Luang Prabang Airport
  • Pakse (Champasack) Airport
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane) Land Crossing
  • Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savannakhet) Land Crossing

View sample eVisa

You will receive a PDF in your email once your visa has been approved that looks similar to the following.

View a sample eVisa